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give it a shot
To try something (often for the first time as a means of forming an opinion about it). A: "Do you want to try driving my car, to see how you like it?" B: "Yeah, sure, I'll give it a shot." I don't usually like hot tea, but it's so cold out that I gave it a shot today.
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